Europe's Deadliest Roads

Although a high profile education campaign has decreased the number of road deaths by 18% since last year, France still has Europe's deadliest roads.
July 21, 2003, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Motorbikes zoom down Parisian pavements, cars ignore zebra crossings and the honking of horns during rush hour is constant -- welcome to France's roads, home of some of the world's most irate drivers... The main killers on French roads are alcohol and speed. In a country where a few glasses of wine with an evening meal are the norm... almost a third of fatal accidents involved drivers who are over the limit."

Thanks to transport-policy listserv

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Published on Sunday, July 20, 2003 in Reuters
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